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Kristine Sova provides an array of labor and employment legal services in a variety of industries across both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Her labor and employment legal services are listed below. Click any section to read more.

Inclement Weather Considerations for New York Employers

Snow will soon be here and employers will have to make decisions about whether to close, keep regular hours, allow some or all employees to work from home, or have a delayed opening. The considerations from a labor and employment law perspective, as always, are many. We discuss some of them below. Safety The most important factor … Read more

Will Telecommuting Be More Costly for Your Business in the Long Run?

Telecommuting is increasingly popular among startups and small businesses, and not surprisingly so.  Much has been written extoling the benefits of allowing employees to telecommute, and it’s very much the norm at companies earning high ranks on “best places to work” lists.  Above and beyond the feel-good benefits to employees, telecommuting also provides cost-sensitive startups … Read more

Telecommuting Tips and Traps

Each year, more employers are allowing their employees to telecommute.  Many of them, however, do not take into consideration the legal or tax issues raised by telecommuting before allowing employees to work from home or another remote location.  In addition, they do not consider whether telecommuting is appropriate for the particular position and employee.  Federal … Read more